Emmy Award®-winning creator of Disney’s Teacher’s Pet (2000-05) Gary Baseman has long created art inspired by his furry best friends—both cats and dogs. In this workshop, use your own real or imaginary pets as inspiration to develop a unique character with a distinctive personality. Feel free to bring in photos for reference. Baseman will lead a drawing workshop that will bring your best friend’s image and story to life.
Tickets for Drawing Best Friends with Gary Baseman are available beginning Tuesday, November 21 at noon PST.
About the Speaker
Los Angeles-based Gary Baseman explores the “beauty of the bittersweetness of life” through painting, performance, film, and fashion. Recent projects include a collaboration with COACH®; a documentary Mythical Creatures about his family heritage; and a traveling retrospective that featured hundreds of his paintings, photographs, videos, and toy and costume designs.
Baseman’s multifaceted career includes illustration for clients including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The Wall Street Journal and the bestselling board game Cranium; as well as animation for which he created the Emmy® and BAFTA® award-winning series and feature film Teacher’s Pet for ABC/Disney. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on graphic and multidisciplinary arts and visual communications.